reblogged from thelifeguardlibrarian
Select Titles from the Occupy Wall Street Library
FDR and The New Deal For Beginners by Paul Buhle
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Payback by Margaret Atwood
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Mr. Popper’s penguins by Richard Atwater
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Lord of the flies by William Golding
The Sixties by Jenny Diski
Free galleys from LibraryThing.
reblogged from theartofgooglebooks
Various (and copious!) repairs with tape.
From The Flora of British India, v. 2 by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1879). [Here]
"Broadband is the new national infrastructure. Just as electricity, telephones, and highways became essential in the 20th century, full participation in life in the 21st century depends on broadband. Librarians know all too well the consequences of having only modest connectivity—for instance, how a library’s network slows down midday after the school bell rings. The plan has great potential for increasing broadband capabilities for the library community."
This reference statistics program looks nice, and it’s cheap. But the reason I’m posting this is because of the name, one of my favorite cocktails. That is all.
How did I miss this last week? Oh yeah, I was on vacation.
PictureIt is a web-based animation program that gives users the sensation of turning the pages of digitized rare materials that would be otherwise difficult, if not impossible, to view or obtain.